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Electronic Music Survey (Special Podcast)

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

WNYC
Listen to electronic music from as far back as the 1970’s by pioneering artist Laurie Spiegel, along with brand new music by Tyondai Braxton, from his recent "HIVE1" for this New Sounds.

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New Music from Ireland Part 3 (Special Podcast)

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

WNYC
Continue exploring the new music of Ireland, with composer Jonathan Nangle, who explains how electronics and silence factor into his compositions, plus organ works by David Bremner.

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Various Electroacoustic Music (Special Podcast)

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

WNYC
Hear electroacoustic music by Dublin-based Seán Mac Erlaine and Australian-born, London-based Leah Kardos. Plus, music from NY-based GABI, cellist Julia Kent, and Bing & Ruth.

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With Missy Mazzoli (Special Podcast)

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

WNYC
Composer, keyboardist and bandleader Missy Mazzoli joins John Schaefer to introduce selections from her new recording, “Vespers for a New Dark Age.”And more.

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Gamelan Plus (Special Podcast)

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

WNYC
Listen to works that include gamelan, but take a more western approach, including music by Barbara Benary/Gamelan Son of Lion and composer/sax player and bagpiper Matthew Welch.

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New Music for String Quartet (Special Podcast)

Saturday, April 18, 2015

WNYC
Hear unusual music for string quartet, as Australian composer Andrew Byrne uses the string quartet as a percussion instrument in his work called “Striking,” & more.

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Psychedelic World Music (Special Podcast)

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

WNYC
Listen to world music that veers into psychedelic territory on this New Sounds, with Native-American inspired percussive drone music and Afrobeat from Brazil in music by Bixiga 70.

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New Music for Hardanger Fiddle (Special Podcast)

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

WNYC
Listen to new music for Hardanger fiddle, including a post-rock drone band, world music, electroacoustic music, and even an Irish-American duet for the traditional Norwegian instrument.

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Music for Choir and Percussion (Special Podcast)

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

WNYC
Music for choir and percussion by Andrew Byrne, Daniel Lentz, and Anna Thorvaldsdottir.

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New Music for Duos (Special Podcast)

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

WNYC
Xylouris White, Mary Lattimore & Jeff Zeigler, Jeffrey Zeigler (confusingly) & Jason Treuting, Piers Faccini & Vincent Segal.  Plus others…

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Sax Leads the Way (Special Podcast)

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

WNYC
Hear some sax players leading the way on this edition of New Sounds, including new music from sax player Tamar Osborn and her London-based Afro-Eastern-space-jazz band, Collocutor.

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November 2014 New Releases (Special Podcast)

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

WNYC
New Releases for November 2014 featuring music by Philip Glass, Anthony Davis, Tomasz Trzcinski, Matt Skellenger, Trio Mediaeval, and more.

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Music With Echoes of the Near East (Special Podcast)

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

WNYC
For this New Sounds show, listen to music with echoes of Turkey, Israel, & Iran. Hear music from the French-born clarinetist Yom, Montreal-based chamber post-rock band Esmerine, & more.

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Another World Music Edition (Special Podcast)

Monday, December 08, 2014

WNYC
For this New Sounds, listen to world music, including a brand new offering from Chancha via Circuito, the Argentine DJ and producer and new music by Indo-Canadian singer Kiran Ahluwalia.

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"Indie Classical" and "Garage Chamber" (Special Podcast)

Monday, November 24, 2014

WNYC
Hear so-called “indie classical” works on this New Sounds - music which is at home in both the contemporary classical music world and the indie rock/pop music halls.

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More All Over the World Music (Special Podcast)

Monday, November 10, 2014

WNYC
Listen to music that brings together sounds of the Mediterranean, Southern Italy, and Morocco, with the sounds of Balkans and Scandinavia, including music from NY-based Dálava.

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Drummers / Bandleaders (Special Podcast)

Monday, October 20, 2014

WNYC
Listen to a variety of drummer-led bands, including Tony Allen (of Fela Kuti), Electric Kulintang (Susie Ibarra, Roberto Rodriguez), and composer/percussionist Bobby Previte.

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Small Ensembles, Big Sounds (Special Podcast)

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

WNYC
Listen to small ensembles with a big sound for this New Sounds show, featuring music from a new James Blackshaw film score, and new work from Bing & Ruth.

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Electric Guitarist/Composers (Special Podcast)

Thursday, August 28, 2014

WNYC
For this New Sounds, dig into a variety of sounds from electric guitarist/composers, like the ambient electronic texture of Noveller to the pulsing minimalist shimmer of Empyrean Atlas.

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Non-Classical Music (Special Podcast)

Thursday, August 14, 2014

WNYC

For this New Sounds, listen to some non-classical music from classically-trained musicians, including an acoustic music quartet that is neither classical nor jazz - The 442s, comprised of members of the St. Louis Symphony, and jazz musicians. There’s also new music from Shara Worden, who records as My Brightest Diamond, from her brand-new EP, "None More Than You" scored for vocals, brass and percussion – something that can be performed with say – a marching band! Then, hear music by Andrew McKenna Lee with members of the Knells, some very cinematic work by the French-born London-based Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch, and more music from the L.A.-based collective, wild Up. Plus, something from electronic musician/ sound designer/ producer/ programmer Michael Hammond, aka No Lands, as well as a tune from cellist Erik Friedlander. And more.

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